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Is Degreasing Your Chain A Waste Of Time? | The GCN Tech Clinic

– Okay, I’m back again to answer your technical problems, issues, queries, and anything else bike, geek related. (whoosh sound effects) Let’s crack on then with the first question. First up is Pete Warburton, “Can I use modern cabling, “inners and outers, on a vintage 10 speed bike build, “with a five speed freewheel, Campagnolo […]

Can You Be A Vegan Pro Cyclist?

– Nutrition can prove to be a controversial subject here on GCN. And one part in particular, stokes an awful lot of debate, more than disc brakes, more than sock length, more even, than Lance Armstrong, and it is veganism. In particular, can you be a vegan professional cyclist? So we thought we’d try and […]

How To Pace Your Effort On A Long Climb

– When you get to a climb the first thing you might ask yourself is what is the aim? Is it to get your fastest time, as in a time trial for example? Is it simply to survive the climb as part of a longer ride or is it to win the climb, to solo […]

Should Disc Brakes Be Allowed? – GCN Asks The Pros

– Disc brakes have been a huge source of controversy and debate in the Pro Peloton and in cycling media. But what better place to get the actual opinion on whether or not they should be used in the race than the Pro Peloton, and what better place to ask the question than stage one […]

How To Prevent Numb Hands | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

(lively music) – Welcome to another edition of Ask GCN anything. Without further ado, we’re going to get right in with the questions with this over on Twitter from Ian M. Stewart who asks, “Hey GCN, when I ride, “even for an hour, my hands get numb. “Is it my stem, my bars, or my […]

9 Ways To Drink From A Cycling Water Bottle

– [Narrator] Coming up are nine magnificent ways to drink from a bidon. The side sip. The most common method of drinking from a bidon is as follows. Use your favoured hand to reach down and grab the bottle from the cage, for extra style points don’t even look at it. Bring it up towards […]

How To Stop Knee Pain While Cycling | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Faster than a brand new kilometer record at sea level, it’s here again. The show where you ask and we answer your cycling related questions. It’s ask GCN Anything. Now first up we have this question from Marcus who says, “@gcntweet I love the show, keep it up. But how do I know when […]

The Greatest Cycling Tech Innovation Ever? | The GCN Tech Show Ep. 10

– Welcome back, it’s the GCN Tech Show. – This week we talk about the world’s lightest bike. Flared handlebars and two spoke wheels. – Plus, we’ve got the best cycling innovation. – And we enter another product into the wall of fame. (upbeat techno music) What’s hot in tech this week. Well first up, […]

How To Improve Your Confidence After A Crash | GCN’s Cycling Tips

– Confidence building is big industry. There’s like a gazillion self-help books on the subject, many of which probably don’t quite live up to their promise. – Fortunately, while there is no doubt a psychological aspect to cycling, it is a little bit simpler to build your confidence out on the bike. So, if you’re […]